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Poll: Fritz says there will be no Chevrolet, Buick G8. Would you buy one if there was?

It’s no secret that GM will phase out the Pontiac brand in 2010 with the 2010 Pontiac Vibe being the last model from the brand. Even though the Pontiac G8 is the most loved Pontiac model after the GTO, GM’s CEO Fritz Henderson is not a fan of keeping it alive. Fritz has said over-and-over […]

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Reviewed: 2009 Pontiac G8 GXP – Farewell to the All-American Blitzkrieg

Amidst GM’s “˜surgical bankruptcy’ process after which GM plans to discontinue the Pontiac brand, we were privileged enough to spend a week test-driving the 2009 Pontiac G8 GXP. Initially, we were expecting the likes of the Charger/300C SRT8; a soft ride with an automatic transmission just barely powerful enough for highway pulls and loud drive […]

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Pontiac G8 may still survive under another GM badge

We’ve been driving around in the 2009 Pontiac G8 GXP for the past couple of days, and the more we drive it, the more we hear Fritz Henderson’s voice in the back of our heads – “No, the G8 will not be rebranded as a Chevy or Caddy.” To be a little opinionated, if GM […]

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Fritz: V8 Corvettes will live on, Buick LaCrosse to get 4-cylinder turbo, No Chevy or Caddy G8

Even though the ‘New GM’ will be forced to focus on producing fuel-efficient vehicles, it won’t abandon efforts to give its Corvette enthusiasts the much loved rear-wheel-drive, V8 power they have come to love. “My wonderful baby is my 2005 Corvette coupe,” CEO Fritz Henderson said in his first online chat after filing GM’s Chapter […]

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2009 400+ horsepower being offered for $35,000: Pontiac G8 GXP, Dodge Charger SRT8

If you’re a 400-hp+ kind of guy looking for a new ride and have at least $35,000, you’re in luck. According to KickingTires, the two most powerful sedans on the market – the 415-hp Pontiac G8 GXP and the 425 Dodge Charger SRT8 – are being offered with huge discounts making the gas-guzzlers an attractive buy during […]

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2009 Pontiac G8 GXP priced at $39,995

GM has just announced the pricing on the 2009 Pontiac G8 GXP which will arrive in showrooms in February 2009. The rear-wheel-drive sport sedan with 415-hp will start at $39,995 including a $1,700 gas-guzzler tax and $685 destination chargers. The 2009 G8 GXP comes standard with a 6-speed automatic transmission but a 6-speed manual is […]

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638-hp Pontiac G8 GXP Street Edition coming to SEMA

In about five years, GM will drop the rear-wheel-drive G8 sedan from Pontiac’s lineup. But before that happens, enthusiasts and GM engineers that love the model will have their last couple of hurrahs. Following the Pontiac G8 GXP that goes on sale this fall, GM will release its new LSX454 crate motor. However, at the 2008 […]

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Pontiac G8 to die in 5-years, no more rear-wheel-drive Pontiacs

Pontiac will be losing its image of the “American BMW” that was once envisioned by Bob Lutz. According to sources, after confirming that there will be no replacement for the Solstice, Pontiac will drop the rear-wheel-drive G8 sedan in about 5-years. InsideLine reports that Pontiac will not be getting the next rear-wheel-drive platform that underpins […]

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2009 Pontiac G8 GXP finds more power under the hood

We saw the Pontiac G8 GXP at the 2008 New York Auto Show earlier this year. The most powerful car in the GXP series, GM claims that the 6.2L V8 small-block under the hood produces 402-hp and 402 lb-ft of torque. That allows for a 0-60 mph time of 4.7 seconds. Well after some dyno […]

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